Content about paint

October 7, 2013

The “present” of retail technology just got a little more futuristic. Specialty paint retailer Sherwin-Williams recently released a new consumer app for Google Glass, called ColorSnap Glass, which provides a digital layer of color samples customers can view using the Google Glass device.

August 27, 2013

Whether it's a remodel or new construction, paint is one of a retailer's most essential and cost-effective design tools. Chain Store Age spoke with Jim Gorman, of Benjamin Moore & Co., about how paint is being affected by technology and environmental concerns. The company, founded in 1883, manufactures its own resins and colorants, and has more than 3,400 colors in its collection.

August 27, 2013

Whether it's a remodel or new construction, paint is one of a retailer's most essential and cost-effective design tools. Chain Store Age spoke with Jim Gorman, of Benjamin Moore & Co., about how paint is being affected by technology and environmental concerns. The company, founded in 1883, manufactures its own resins and colorants, and has more than 3,400 colors in its collection.

July 18, 2013

The Federal Competition Commission of Mexico has voted not to authorize Sherwin Williams’ November 2012 acquisition of Mexico City-based home improvement retailer and paint producer Consorcio Comex, S.A. de C.V. Sherwin-Williams is reviewing the rationale for the commission's decision and says it expects to respond to the Commission's concerns in the near future.

May 2, 2013

Last August in this space, I discussed the troubling sales trends and tumbling earnings from iconic retailer J.C. Penney, mentioning that the growing pains associated with implementing CEO Ron Johnson’s ambitious brand overhaul might have been a case of “too much too soon.”

January 24, 2012

CBL & Associates Properties announced that in 2012 it will complete multimillion dollar renovations at four market-dominant CBL Malls, with projects scheduled for Cross Creek Mall in Fayetteville, N.C.; Post Oak Mall in College Station, Texas; Turtle Creek Mall in Hattiesburg, Miss.; and Mall del Norte in Laredo, Texas.

December 22, 2011

REI (Recreational Equipment, Inc.) has opened its first Manhattan location, in the landmarked Puck Building in SoHo. The 35,000-sq.-ft. space (14,000 sq. ft. of selling space) has been restored to honor the iconic building’s more-than-century-old history — with a respect to detail evident throughout. How did REI come to select the Puck Building?

September 16, 2011

The International Council of Shopping Centers said it expects holiday sales to increase 3% this year, which is below the 4.1% gain in 2010.

December 28, 2010

Chain Store Age talked with Kenneth Trimber, president of Pittsburgh-based surface preparation and coatings consultant KTA-Tator Inc., about protective coatings and other measures that have become key to maintaining problem-free retail environments.


October 25, 2010

Sherwin-Williams Co. reported Tuesday that it posted flat earnings for the quarter ended Sept. 30....

December 28, 2008

Preliminary sales reports for the holidays paint a bleak picture for the nation’s retail industry....

August 31, 2008

Michael Clark is no newbie to the hardware world. Though he landed at Chicago-based...

August 31, 2008

Thunder Mountain Harley-Davidson, in Loveland, Colo., has reduced its annual energy bills 25% by...

April 30, 2008

A fresh coat of paint can be a retailer’s best friend when it comes...

February 29, 2008

If there was any one mantra among the True Value executives and consultants involved...

January 31, 2008

Build-A-Bear Workshop has created a vibrant and imaginative interactive city—Build-A-Bearville—that takes not only social...

January 31, 2008

Since last August, moms across the nation have been bombarded by mass recalls of...

December 31, 2007

Aged and discolored acoustical ceilings can make a store look outdated and old before...

November 4, 2007

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September 11, 2007

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September 9, 2007

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August 30, 2007

When Portrait Corp. of America (PCA) decided to initiate a reimaging program for its PictureMe!...

August 30, 2007

Anyone who builds in California—be it homes, hotels or retail stores—knows it’s a tough place...

March 31, 2007

Go figure. After all these years, it ends up that Wal-Mart is commitment-phobic.At least, that’s...

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